"As joyous as an occasion as it is today it's a very sad day as well. There's no doubt about it, to do back to back you have to have serious desire and want. I think Eugene Aylward's passing last year has given them that want and desire. They wanted to do something special and have that jersey with them."
"It has been really important for giving the lads a bit of belief about themselves about winning games and to understand what it is to win against teams that have been historically and currently better than us."
"He has not made any final decision yet, one way or the other, and as long as he hasn't made the decision to go there, I'd still hold out reasonable hope that he could still be playing football for Tyrone this year."
Cork's Russell Rovers will face Conahy Shamrocks of Kilkenny in the All-Ireland club JHC final at Croke Park on Saturday week after an extra-time victory over Galway's Micheál Breathnach in Kilmallock.